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Building Resilience

Building Resilience

Building resilience is something we all have to do at some stage in our lives, but I'd imagine (along with patience) never more than in the current world climate. A common definition of resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties and toughness....

Finding Patience

Finding Patience

Finding patience is something we all could do a little more of, I believe. It certainly isn't something that comes naturally to anyone, particularly not in our modern world. I'm not saying impatience is a dirty word. In fact, sometimes, impatience can be delightfully...

What Happens In Couples Counselling Sessions?

What Happens In Couples Counselling Sessions?

Many folks who undergo couples counselling sessions, particularly on their first visit, may feel intimidated, awkward or indeed, stuck. It’s tough to talk about yourself and your inner issues and it can be even harder to talk about them in front of your partner,...

Seeking Therapy – How Do You Know When It’s Time?

Seeking Therapy – How Do You Know When It’s Time?

Seeking therapy is something many of us may do at various junctures in our life. Knowing if and when you could benefit from therapy or counselling is not always easy. Indeed, for many folk, seeking support and therapy may not be easy, and they may wish to rely on...

Relationship Conflict During Cancer Journey

Relationship Conflict During Cancer Journey

Relationship conflict is bound to arise during the diagnosis and ongoing treatment of cancer, as emotions will be very raw. Managing it will be tricky, as it’s likely that this situation is new to all of those who are involved, including yourself and your loved ones....

Six Things To Do Instead Of Making New Year’s Resolutions

Six Things To Do Instead Of Making New Year’s Resolutions

Can you think of six things to do instead of making New Year's Resolutions? Goal setting is common for the New Year, but it doesn't have to be harsh. It can be gentle, and indeed it should be a lovely soft place to land. Learn From Last Year While 2020 certainly left...

Grief And The Holidays

Grief And The Holidays

Grief seems to hit hardest through the holidays, don't you think? Whether it's the loss of a loved one, a beloved pet, a cherished friend, a dream job, or indeed, as we have seen in 2020, the loss of many of the freedoms we have always taken for granted. As we...

Enneagram Type Nine – The Peacemaker

Enneagram Type Nine – The Peacemaker

Enneagram Type Nine personalities are also referred to as the Peacemakers. They are accepting, gentle and agreeable and are skilled mediators and counsellors in both their personal and professional lives. However, they may be too willing to go along with others in...

Enneagram Type Eight – The Challenger

Enneagram Type Eight – The Challenger

Enneagram Type Eight personalities are known as The Challengers, or The Boss. They are goal-oriented and highly competent, the trail-blazers of the Enneagram, if you will. Type Eights take great pride in their independence and self-sufficiency. They can also be...

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